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Arcade Fire @ Austin360 Amphitheater - 4/10/2014
Arcade Fire @ Austin360 Amphitheater - 4/10/2014
Arcade Fire @ Austin360 Amphitheater - 4/10/2014

Arcade Fire opened themselves up to political scrutiny, giant bobblehead-style, this week when a man in an oversized papier-mâché Barack Obama head appeared next to a "talking head" version of Republican Texas Governor Rick Perry at their Austin concert. [Rolling Stone]
Arcade Fire brought their massive 2014 tour to Austin for a politicized show at Austin360 Amphitheater last night (4/10). Like they've been doing on much of this tour, in addition to playing material off their four studio albums, Arcade Fire covered some pretty famous songs, including Blondie's "Heart of Glass" and Prince's "Controversy." Pictures of the show, a video of the Blondie cover, and the setlist are in this post.

After the Austin360 Amphitheater show, Arcade Fire headed to a smaller Austin venue, The Continental, for a secret show as Phi Slamma Jamma of all covers including Neil Young, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Beatles and more. Anyone catch that?

More pics, video and setlist from the Amphitheater show below...

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Savages at BV-CMJ 2012 (more by Dominick Mastrangelo)

Last month, SXSW revealed its first round of artists for their 2013 festival, which happens from March 12-17, and now they've revealed a second announcement with way more artists. The new announcement includes Allo Darlin', Angel Haze, Audacity, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Blood Diamonds, Bonde Do Role, Deap Vally, Dessa, Eaux, Sky Ferreira, Flatbush Zombies, Foxygen, Girl Unit, Hundred Waters, Hunters, Major Lazer, Ms Mr, Nguzunguzu, Nu Sensae, Palma Violets, Paws, Peace, PS I Love You, Ratking, Rhye, Savages, Shout Out Louds, The Soft Moon, Thee Oh Sees, Toro y Moi, Ume, Wavves, and many more.

Full list below...

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